Brick Wonders: Wonders of the World to Make from LEGO

Brick Wonders: Wonders of the World to Make from LEGO

by Warren Elsmore
     
 

Barron's best-selling Brick City was a study of the world's most famous buildings in LEGO form. Now, master modeler, and LEGO aficionado, Warren Elsmore, takes the humble LEGO brick on another global tour, this time to recreate the stunning wonders of the ancient, natural, and modern world. Inside Brick Wonders, Elsmore presents helpful tips for

Overview


Barron's best-selling Brick City was a study of the world's most famous buildings in LEGO form. Now, master modeler, and LEGO aficionado, Warren Elsmore, takes the humble LEGO brick on another global tour, this time to recreate the stunning wonders of the ancient, natural, and modern world. Inside Brick Wonders, Elsmore presents helpful tips for neophyte LEGO modelers (such as where to buy the most useful bricks and how to build to scale) along with plans for constructing specific models. Vivid photos of completed LEGO models are stunning to view and include:

  • The Great Pyramid of Giza
  • The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • The International Space Station
  • The Panama Canal
  • The Grand Canyon
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    Featuring helpful drawings of structural details to guide model builders, Brick Wonders presents a modeler's panorama of the world's most breathtaking wonders. More than 400 full-color instructional and inspirational images throughout. BONUS POSTERS: Enclosed with the book are two dramatic posters featuring LEGO® model photos of the Wonders of the World. The posters, which are suitable for framing, unfold to 17 1/2" x 24 3/4".

  • Editorial Reviews

    From the Publisher

    "Brick Wonders is a wonderful combination of amazing photos of incredible builds and interesting plans to use as starting points for your own Lego adventures, and deserves a spot on your bookshelf!"
    --Geekdad.com

    "â?¦The book is fully engaging and is a great read for both teen and adult LEGO and history fans."
    theBrickBlogger.com

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781438004112
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    04/01/2014
    Pages:
    256
    Sales rank:
    411,278
    Product dimensions:
    6.70(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

    Meet the Author


    Warren Elsmore is a LEGO modeler who has worked with several commercial companies in the United Kingdom building plastic models to help them visualize their conceptions. As a hobbyist, he is best known for his 13 1/2-foot-long LEGO model of London's famous St. Pancras railroad station.

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